The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 461 493 378
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -115
Contract jobs citing STL 114 61 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.45% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 37 129
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £28.75 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.21% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.21% +5.33%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

STL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 81 £625 +4.16% 24
South East +4 25 £343 -2.14% 17
South West - 5 £400 - 8
East of England -3 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 207 (99.04%) C++
2 122 (58.37%) Multithreading
3 111 (53.11%) SQL
3 111 (53.11%) Oracle
4 109 (52.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 99 (47.37%) Linux
6 91 (43.54%) UNIX
7 57 (27.27%) Perl
7 57 (27.27%) SDLC
8 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (22.97%) Python
10 46 (22.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 46 (22.01%) Banking
11 43 (20.57%) OO
12 40 (19.14%) OLTP
12 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (19.14%) Oracle Database
13 39 (18.66%) Investment Banking
14 37 (17.70%) Java
14 37 (17.70%) C#
15 36 (17.22%) Windows
16 33 (15.79%) Subversion
16 33 (15.79%) Fixed Income
17 30 (14.35%) Front Office
18 27 (12.92%) Low Latency
19 26 (12.44%) Relational Database
19 26 (12.44%) Bash Shell
19 26 (12.44%) Unit Testing
19 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
19 26 (12.44%) RDBMS

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.22%) 3G
2 13 (6.22%) 2G
3 11 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 11 (5.26%) SDH
4 10 (4.78%) 2.5G
5 9 (4.31%) 4G
6 3 (1.44%) SS7
6 3 (1.44%) SCCP
6 3 (1.44%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.44%) HTTP
6 3 (1.44%) CDMA
6 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) MPLS
7 1 (0.48%) L2TP
7 1 (0.48%) IPv6
7 1 (0.48%) CTI
7 1 (0.48%) Multicast
7 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.14%) OLTP
1 40 (19.14%) Oracle Database
2 26 (12.44%) Relational Database
2 26 (12.44%) RDBMS
2 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.96%) MySQL
4 15 (7.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.87%) KDB
6 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (15.79%) Subversion
2 25 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.66%) NUnit
4 11 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (4.78%) ClearCase
6 6 (2.87%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.96%) GCC
7 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.48%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.48%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.48%) GDB
8 1 (0.48%) Moq
8 1 (0.48%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 46 (22.01%) Banking
2 39 (18.66%) Investment Banking
3 30 (14.35%) Front Office
4 25 (11.96%) Finance
5 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (91.87%) Developer
2 188 (89.95%) C++ Developer
3 18 (8.61%) Software Engineer
3 18 (8.61%) C++/C# Developer
4 17 (8.13%) C# Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Senior C++ Developer
5 11 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (2.87%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (2.87%) Development Engineer
7 5 (2.39%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Developer
7 5 (2.39%) Software Developer
8 4 (1.91%) UNIX Developer
9 3 (1.44%) Linux Developer
9 3 (1.44%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (0.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 1 (0.48%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (0.48%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (0.48%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (52.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 25 (11.96%) XML
3 22 (10.53%) Middleware
4 10 (4.78%) .NET
4 10 (4.78%) MFC
5 7 (3.35%) Swing
6 5 (2.39%) Rendezvous
6 5 (2.39%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.91%) FpML
7 4 (1.91%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.44%) Ajax
8 3 (1.44%) POSIX
8 3 (1.44%) Qt
9 2 (0.96%) WCF
9 2 (0.96%) WPF
9 2 (0.96%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.96%) COM
9 2 (0.96%) WinForms
10 1 (0.48%) HTML
10 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (22.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (15.79%) Fixed Income
4 14 (6.70%) Derivative
5 11 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.26%) Equities
6 10 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.78%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.78%) Grid Computing
6 10 (4.78%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.96%) Physics
9 2 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.37%) Linux
2 91 (43.54%) UNIX
3 36 (17.22%) Windows
4 17 (8.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.37%) Multithreading
2 57 (27.27%) SDLC
3 43 (20.57%) OO
4 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.92%) Low Latency
6 26 (12.44%) Unit Testing
7 24 (11.48%) Database Tuning
8 20 (9.57%) TDD
8 20 (9.57%) OOD
9 19 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.66%) Scrum
11 15 (7.18%) Risk Management
12 14 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.78%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.83%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (3.83%) Risk Analysis
15 7 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.35%) Validation
16 6 (2.87%) UML
16 6 (2.87%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 207 (99.04%) C++
2 111 (53.11%) SQL
3 57 (27.27%) Perl
4 48 (22.97%) Python
5 37 (17.70%) Java
5 37 (17.70%) C#
6 26 (12.44%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.13%) Ruby
8 15 (7.18%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.78%) C
9 10 (4.78%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.44%) PHP
11 2 (0.96%) Korn
11 2 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.18%) Degree
3 11 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Control-M
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (53.11%) Oracle
2 24 (11.48%) Sybase
3 7 (3.35%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.91%) IBM
6 3 (1.44%) Tieto
6 3 (1.44%) Dialogic
7 2 (0.96%) Solace
8 1 (0.48%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) Rogue Wave
8 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago